Wow! Just when you think you know a lot about Agile, someone comes in and opens up a new world. Arlen helped us refocus on People, Human Resources and new ways to motivate teams. Lots of deep knowledge which you’d expect from an author on the topic. It was a great topic and great conversations.
This was a fabulous presentation. Dan really knows what he’s talking about and has a great way of expressing it. Everyone walked out with a much better understanding of Lean and Agile Principles play into a transformation.
Michael Feathers is a powerful speaker and there’s a reason why his books are considered gold. This was a great interactive event with lots of questions being answered.
Mathias Eifert and Paul Boos hosted a wonderful workshop to help ensure your’re developing the right product at the right time. This was entertaining and useful.
Emily Bache put on an amazing workshop where people created products and walked through the entire process of continuously testing. It was a lot of fun as Emily is brilliant, charming and knows more about testing than most of us could ever dream of.
Do you like Shakespeare? What’s about poetry? How about Men in Tights? We had all of that while learning about DevOps. Richard Stanley is a great entertainer and loves to play dress up. Even more important, he has deep knowledge of DevOps and was able to provide a great overview as well as answer many questions.[…]
Amitai Schleier is such an amazing individual and taught a lot about cucumber and why we no longer use PERL 🙂 The session started out very technical but we adapted and launched into workshops that better matched the crowd and things went great. What an a wonderful example of Agile in action with some great people[…]
This was a wonderful topic and over 50 people attended the lively discussion. The world is realizing how important a good User Experience is for business based applications and this topic was very timely for most in the audience. Daphne Puerto presented at Agile DC 2017 but had more time to talk and answer questions tonight.
Mob Programming is a simple concept that brings huge rewards but is somewhat counter intuitive. Llewellyn broke it down into simple and powerful terms, provided an amazing demonstration and stayed late to answer questions from dozens of people.
Dr. Saya Sone provided an amazing presentation on making the right commitments so teams can deliver the right things on time. We had many new people show up and it was a great time for all with singing, lots of laughter and maybe even a little dancing.
This was a great hands on session with 4 groups creating story maps and learning to work together. Amaing time.
This was a great event with Joe Truppo leading a lively topic that was informative and provocative. There was a lot of back forth and great information for everyone to absorb.
Trent Hone and Mark Grove did such a great job that every wanted to stay and we ended much closer to 9:00 then 8:00. It was very lively discussion with over 30 people having a great time and learning about flow.
Empathy mapping is a team tool to increase collaboration and gain a deep understand of customers. This was a very hands on meeting where we discovered a new way to learn about our customers and communicate it to everyone in the organization. We also met some new friends that we hope will become part of[…]
This was great as old friends connected again. We’re always glad to get people together to meet new friends and see friends they haven’t seen in some time. Lean Coffee is a great event where everyone has a chance to discuss their real life situations and get expert feedback. If you get a chance to[…]
International speaker Katy Saulpaugh delivered an amazing and lively presentation to over 40 people. The room was charged with great discussions and every had a great time. These keep getting better and better.
The Impact Mapping meeting was amazing. John Hughes and Rachel Whitt came to lead the workshop of nearly 2 dozen attendees. The meetups at FINRA continue to grow and the energy in the crowd is always exciting. Everyone walked away with a good understanding of how to use the tools of Impact Mapping in both[…]
Two dozen people arrived at the first Wednesday night meeting right after day light savings. Our friends from Celerity to host the meeting and it was very entertaining. 12 topics were discussed and we had some new comers. Very excited to have everyone there.
This was a great presentation. Almost 40 people came out to listen to Jonathon deliver a somewhat controversial presentation that brought on lots of lively discussion. Sam, Michael and Scott from Eliassen Group provided some delicious pizza from Mama Lucia’s and everyone had a great time and learned a lot. These Meetups keep getting better[…]
Another fantastic night with the Arlington team. We had some great discussion, EK opened the taps so we had beer, cheese and candies! The team even came up with an idea that Katy Saulpaugh used in her awesome AgileDC presentation, “The Agile Reorg: A Survival Guide”. The topics covered were: Story Splitting How do you[…]
- Agile Communities of Practice, Masterful, Mundane or Missing?; Aug 16, 6:00pm
Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Agile PMs and other Agile Professionals
This is a chance to discuss real world situations with your peers. You can network with agile coaches and other agile professionals that are in the trenches doing some of the same work as you. We select the topics that are most important to the group and everyone shares ideas and past experiences.
The format is a modified Lean Coffee where everyone has a chance to discuss what’s most important and meet new people.
Meet New People
This is a great chance to meet new people with similar interests.
During the open discussions everyone has the right to share.
This is a great opportunity to learn from your peers and find mentors or coaches
There's no better way to learn than helping others on their agile journey.